I'll be in Rome for 3 days and want to buy a good designer men's suit.
Is there an up-market department store somewhere in the centre that has lots of different brands in it - like Selfridges or Harvey Nichols in London, or Macy's/Bloomingdale's/Barney's in New York??
Or is there a street that has all the major designers on it?? Money/price isn't a restriction.
Hello :) We are headed to Roma this weekend and would like to visit the site of the Mormon temple that is under construction there, but I cannot find its location on Mormon.org. I know the church kind of likes to keep the location of its new temples under wraps until they are open to the public, so I'm hoping that someone who has seen the new site or lives in Rome and knows where it is could share its location so that we can visit while we are there. Does anyone know where it is?
Thank you so much :D
In a few months time my wife and I will be in Rome. We are staying in a hotel close to the Trevi fountain. We have booked an early morning tour of the Sistine Chapel and have to be at the meeting point (on the corner of Viale Vaticano and Via Tunisi) at 7:15am. I was wondering the best way to get there at that time of the morning. Someone told me it is only a 20 minute walk from the fountain to the Vatican. Is that correct? Would it be safe walking in that area at that time of the morning?
Hi ! We are going to stay in rome for three days from 17may to 20 may . What are the major tourist attractions in rome we should cover ? How many places can we see in three days given that we are living in trastevere area
I have allocated 4 days 4 nights for Rome and Pompeii for my 11 days Italy tour, have some specific questions
1. Is it better to stay all 4 nights in Rome and make a day trip to Pompeii? I was thinking 3 night stay in Rome, then 1 night in Pompeii (heading Florence next). Which is better?
2. Is it better better to get the Omnia Vatican and Rome Card or the Roma Pass? I have checked the website and they look similar to me - looking for some feedback from people who purchased and used them previously
3. Any specials on certain days to take note of? I should be arriving on a Wednesday morning.
4. How are the trains route like - i.e. better to travel day time or night time? Are the train rides scenic (Rome-Pompeii-Florence-Milan-Venice)
Any useful tips would be appreciated. Thanks :)
Hi , i will be in Rome from Jun 25 till jun 28 for 3 nights . As i will be visiting the usual tourist sights like The vatican , colosseum , ... Is it worth my while to buy the Vatican /Rome card
thankyou Virtual tourist
We are a group of 4 traveling to Rome mid May. We would like some suggestions on how to find an English speaking tour guide/tour for day trips. Any advise?
What company would you suggest we do Angels & Demons tour with? Are they all pretty much the same?
Hello! I am trying to book the 2 for 1 Saturday fare from Termini to Florence via the TrenItalia website, but it says I need a login name to do so. To receive a login name, it needs an Italian address, but I am from the US. My Italian is not good enough to see what I need to do via the TrenItalia site. Does anyone know if there is a way for me to book these fares online in advance? I'm afraid the tickets will be gone if we wait. Thank you :)
Hello hello :-)
a former colleague will be in Rome in a week and she looks forward to daily gelato :-)
I already looked at the ice cream guides on our Rome travel guide but wanted to ask envertheless:
which is your favourite gelateria?
And links to your tips please :-)
Hello, I’m Sylwia. I’m from Poland, studying in Cracow :) I’m 22 years old. With 4 friends I’m going to the canonization of John Paul II. We had arranged accommodation, but recently found out that we can not stay where we planned. We have a problem-we will spend 5 nights in Rome, and we do not have somewhere to sleep, we do not have too much money for hotels ... Do you know any alternative ways of accommodation? We do not need much-just a piece of the floor. Maybe some of you who live in Rome, would like to take home 5 Polish pilgrims? Help, please ... I'm sorry for language mistakes, I do not speak fluent English :)
Ciao, sono Sylwia. Sono polacca, studio a Cracovia. :) Ho 22 anni. Con 4 amici stanno andando alla canonizzazione di Giovanni Paolo II. Noi avevamo organizzato alloggio, ma recentemente scoperto che non possiamo stare dove abbiamo programmato. Abbiamo un problema, passeremo 5 notti a Roma, e non abbiamo un posto dove dormire, non abbiamo troppi soldi per alberghi ... Sapete eventuali mezzi alternativi di sistemazione? Non abbiamo bisogno di tanto- solo un pezzo del pavimento. Forse alcuni di Voi che vivono a Roma, vorrebbe portare a casa 5 pellegrini polacchi? Aiutatemi, per favore ... Mi dispiace per gli errori di lingua, non parlo perfettamente l'italiano :)
We're sailing from Barcelona, Spain this summer. The tours that Royal Caribbean offers are quite expensive. Are there independent tour operators at the port who are cheaper that cruise line tours and, if so, do they speak English?
I'll be in Rome this April. But I only have couple hours there. I have some questions:
1. Could you please share what to visit in Rome beside Vatican (of course)?
2. What is the best way to visit those places? Metro, bus, taxi, walk? I'll stay in Vaticano Prati.
3. Please also inform me how to reach the hotel from airport and vice versa.
Thanks a lot,
I read in Henry James' novella "Daisy Miller" about Daisy contracting the Roman Fever by being in the coliseum at night. Of course, the setting of that story is in the 1870s, and it is fiction. But I was wondering: 1) What the rules were for public access to the coliseum at night now; and 2) Are there stories or local tales associating this Roman Fever and the Coliseum?
If we choose to use the Metro when travailing from the airport to our apartment rental. Is there room on the trains for our luggage? Will be arriving early in the morning at about 5:30
Will the metro be busy at that time?
Is there a direct train from Rome to Malpensa airport Milan? If so, what train station in Rome does it leave from?
We will be in Rome for 3 nights (Apr 30 - May 3) over the, what I hear is, extremely busy May 1st celebrations with hundreds of thousands of people. Yikes! Hope it's not too crowded while we're there. I see there are ~1000 hotels and about ~1000 B&Bs to pick from. Kinda overwhelming.
Just looking for your opinions on a B&B for us (early 30s Canadian couple). Looking for something that has character, something "Italian" (yes, whatever that is!), hopefully something quiet/romantic but still accessible to the main sights of Rome (or a closeby metro/public transit).
If you can think of any that come to mind, please let me know.
I understand that there a Pittsburgh Steeler bar in Rome. Has anyone been? What is your review?
Are the pick pockets worse in Italy then other tourist destinations? For example in Paris I found the beggars to be very prominent at the Notre Dame and outside of other major attractions, but I did not feel unsafe. It seems that I am hearing alot about pickpockets in Italy.
Having a look online & came across this website which looks really helpful. Thought id say hello & see if anyone can give me some advice. As stated above, i will be visiting Rome for 3 days at the end of May. Travelling with my girlfriend, we are both from Glasgow.
We will be staying in the H10 roma citta hotel which i understand isn't exactly central. Just trying to figure out if we will need to rely on buses, taxis etc. Does anyone know how long the walk from the hotel would be into the centre?
Also, does anyone have any suggestions on the best way to travel to the hotel to/from the airport (Fiumicino)? Would it be best to get a taxi, or would it be easy enough to travel by a train or bus that will drop us near to our hotel? Info on what buses to get would be greatly appreciated too.
Many thanks in advance.
I am visit Rome November 5th through the 9th. Any advice on getting an audience with the Pope?
Are the three day passes that allow entrance to the museums, Vatican city, buses, ect...... worth 95 Euro? Also do they really save time from waiting in line?
In our upcoming trip, at one point, we need to get from the ghetto area to the St. Regis Hotel (near Repubblica Metro station). I believe I have the Metro train system down, but it looks like there's no easy way to get there by train from where we will be. Having already purchased a 3-day pass, I thought about taking a bus, but when I look at the bus system map, it's total confusion. Plus not being fluent in the language, I'm worried about understanding directions or transfer information. I'm also not sure how long that trip will take. I left open more than an hour for travel time which I think should be enough. We will be making this cross town trip around 5:30 or 6 PM which hopefully will give us plenty of time to have dinner and catch an 8:30 night tour later that evening.
Is anyone very familiar with the Rome bus/tram system to get us where we are going or should we should just break down and take a taxi. The closest taxi stand where we will be (according to Google Maps) is at Largo di Argentina.
My girlfriend and I are booking a trip to Italy for early August of this year. Our plans so far are to visit Rome for 4 days, then spend the other 5 days on a beach preferably in Sicily. Our destinations rout will go as stated.. Fly into Rome-spend 4 days- fly from Rome to Sicily-rent a car (I want to have the opportunity of driving in Europe)-spend 5 days in Sicily-possibly rent a few Vespas. What do you think?? any info on these places will be very helpful. Thank You!
Is there an escalator or lift down to line A Metro in Rome Termini station?
I Will arrive to Ciampino airport in June 6 at 21 h 30 m and departure at 6h 30 next day.
Do you know any local hotel with free transport ?
I can not eat Nuts so i was thinking of carrying a card around to show at restaurants, so could anyone please translate the following-
I am allergic to nuts so therefore please do not serve me anything with nuts in, Thank You
We have decided to get the express train from Flumicino airport to the main station(Termini), but how far and how easy is it to find the Metro from there. I've read that where you get to train back to the airport is not near the Main station, is that correct? Again is that easy to find?
Also my partner can not use escalators, so are there always either stairs or lifts at Metro stations in Rome?
We are in Rome for 4 days, is there a travel card that covers us for all public transport including the Metro?
We are hoping to catch a train at Roma Termini around 9:30 AM but I wonder if I'm cutting it too close as we arrive at 7:30. Leonardo Express leaves at 8:38 and it takes 30 minutes to reach Roma Termini - I keep telling myself to take a later train - but on the other hand I tell myself we can do it so am almost answering my own question : - (
Also know many times the answer is "it depends"
But in average, how long does it take to go thru passport control in Rome (from a US flight if it matters).